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holiday season. look at the recipes in the new cookbook which i was surprised that they are in there. >> me too. >> they are like you will never get ihome like we do. >> looking forward to that. >> good morning, i'm allison seymour. >> i'm tony perkins. tucker barnes is a waiting the cupcakes. he is in the weather center with more. >> patiently i am waiting for those cupcakes. it's been five hours now. clouds are moving in and showers are back in the forecast today. that's after a nice weekend. yesterday lots of sunshine, mid- 70s. the good news is the rain will be moving through shortly and we will be back in the sunshine by tomorrow. live look at radar. this is down in charlottesville, close to fredricksville in our direction ahead of a cold front which you can see in westvirginia. that will bring us a lot of clouds. it won't rain all day. we will have scattered showers around from time to time and the possibility of a thunderstorm. the best chance for that will be south and south and east of
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the city later this afternoon. here are the temperatures. reagan national 69 degrees. mid-60s at dulles. highs today back in the low 70s. 72 in washington with clouds and scattered showers back in the forecast. bring an umbrella. be ready for the possibility of showers later this morning and early this afternoon. more details on the forecast looking up from here as far as sunshine the middle of the week. back to you. >> all right, tucker, thank you very much. new this morning, a devastating fire in prince william county where more than 80 storage units went up in flames. it happened overnight in manassas. investigators do not yet know the cause of the fire but they say most of the unites are heavily damaged or destroyed. also new this morning, the search continues for two men from our area missing in a national park in montana.
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rescuers are searching for these two men. they are neal peckens of virginia and jason heiser from maryland in glacier national park. they didn't catch their flight home from montana. rescuers found the men's car near that area friday evening and both have been conducted aerial -- they have been conducting aerial and ground searches, pardon me, but the search was slowed by in and snow. no one knows how well prepared they wre for the weather or terrain. well, you might remember this scene, a rowdy celebration at the university of maryland after the men's basketball team beat duke in 2010. >> two police officers accused of beating a student during the celebration will be in court today. fox 5's karen gray houston is live at police headquarters with the latest. good morning, car karen.
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>> reporter: good morning. opening statements will get underway today. the two prince george's county police officers, james harrison and reginald baker, accused of using excessive force in assaulting student jack mckenna during the victory celebration after that basketball game. that beating was caught on videotape. a student recorded the assault from a dorm room window. it shows officers in riot gear striking mckenna with metal batons. he was walking on the sidewalk and was hit repeatedly when he hit officers on horseback. this occurred after a spontaneous celebration that followed the universi of maryland celebration over duke in march of 2010. students swarmed in the street along route 1. police said they were unruly and out of control, that it was mayhem. they burned trash cans, tore down signs and threw projectiles at officers. more than 30 people were
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arrested for disorderly conduct, mostly students, including mckenna. his lawyers say he suffered a concussion and contusions. initially mckenna was charged with assault on a police officer in that case. all of the charges against him were dropped after the videotape surfaced. we are live at police headquarters in palmer park, karen gray houston, fox 5 news. back to you, allison and tony. >> karen, thank you. round two of the presidential debate. they are cramming for the big face off. doug luzader reports the race for the white house is tightening. >> reporter: this shows you what is at stake in the second debate. this is the real clear politics average of polls since the end of last year. you see a clear obama lead through most of that time. the big momentum shift happens right there after the first
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presidential debate about two weeks ago. we won't be hearing much from either of these guys today. both are deep in their debate preps. we did catch a glimpse of mitt romney yesterday heading off to church. president obama has been holed up in this luxury resort in virginia as his campaign predicted a much stronger performance than the last time around. >> what you will see from the president is a forceful, passionate and energetic tone that demonstrates the choice that we have in front of us. >> reporter: remember, the president who last time openly complained about debate preps and spent time sightseeing. >> it's a drag. [ laughter ] >> they are making me do my homework. >> reporter: now he appears more engaged and upbeat pausing to bring pizza to a local campaign office. >> how is it debate prep going? >> it's going great. >> reporter: the format of this he debate at hoff straw university in -- hofstra university in new york will be
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town hall style. they are bracing for a president that will most certainly be agthink the race i the wind is at governor romney's back. there is momentum. you can see it on the trail and in the data. but the country is enly divided -- evenly divided. >> the overat all tone may be different than the first presidential debate where they stood at podiums. the debate tomorrow night will be a town hall format which means both of these guys have to connect directly with the voters there in front of him asking questions. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. if you live in virginia and want to vote in the november election, you need to listen up to this. today is the deadline to registerment voter registration apply indications must be pose -- applications must be postmarked no later than 5:00 p.m. we are remembering the life of a long-time serving senator, arlen specter this morning.
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he died early yesterday after a battle with nonhodgkin's lymphoma. he was a fixture of american politics. he was the longest serving republican senator in pennsylvania history. he did switch parties, did it twice. as a moderate he was crucial for both parties in confirming supreme court justices. he was 82 years old. new video from syrian rebels shows a government fighter jet falling from the sky and the rebels are claiming they shot it down. they are releasing video that shows army troops burning a mosque. this morning turkey forced a plane from armenia to land inside turkey and is searching it for possible military equipment. over in pakistan a 14-year- old girl shot for wanting an education is arriving in britain for medical treatment.
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thousands held a candlelight vigil for her yesterday. she was seriously wounded when an assassination team shot her in the head while she was on her way to school last tuesday. she long fought for girls to get an education. she is unconscious but doctors say she is improving. it was a long slow journey but this morning space shuttle "endeavour" is at its final resting place for all to see. it arrived at the museum last night. it took a little more than two days for crews to escort it through the streets of los angeles. us a industry january felix -- austrian felix baumgardner jumped from above the earth. the descent lasted nine minutes. half of it was free-fall 834
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miles per hour. i can't imagine what that would be like. he landed safely in new mexico. he broke several records that included highest free-fall, fastest free-fall and highest manned balloon flight and broke the sound barrier when he did it. the temperature at the time of the jump 24 miles up was 90 degrees below zero. wow. >> that astronaut suit would come in very handy. >> yes. a football hits a reporter in the face on live tv. you won't believe how he responded. we will show that to you next. >> i didn't see this. >> a bittersweet weekend. it's over for the nationals but redskins get a win. [ female announcer ] as you're making your decision...
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planned parenthood. we're going to get rid of that. [ female announcer ] women need to know the real mitt romney. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
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>> rg3 with a first down and still on his feet. >> robert griffin, iii explodes for three touchdowns. he helps the redskins get back in the win column. >> dave ross is back with more highlights. >> seven sash sannal stuff. you -- sensational stuff. you can't look at that enough. such a great win. tough one for the locals with what happened with the nationals. we were looking for that dmv pick me up and robert griffin, iii didn't disappoint. he gets off to a slow start. starts with a pick. they are down 9-0. the defense held them in while the offense
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found their way. when they found their way, did he they ever. tony, the one thing we are finding out about this team, they are explosive. from 9-zip down in the second quarter to being up 17-9 in the blink of an eye and in the second half they poured it on. he is the number one option in the red zone. quarterback draw. some people don't like the play calls but they work. they can't stop him. he has world class speed. we will see that on displaywright here. third and six with the game in the balance. this isn't garbage time points. these win your game. there is the look back and the natural reaction. you have to love this as he leaps into the fedex crowd and leaps into the lap of phyllis jones from owens, maryland. phyllis, we can't get over this play as we see him literally in
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your lap. take us through that moment? >> it was surreal. we see him come running down the line and we have our arms spread open like come to us and he jumped into our arms and it was the most awe inspiring moment. our family went nuts. i had my husband, my two daughters, my son-in-law and just everybody around us could not get enough of him. we just hung on to him and he just loved sitting there with us. >> this is the picture on the front page of the "washington post." i guess you are kind of on the front page of the post, right? but you can't see you. >> i'm buried. i think. i'm the one with the pink arm sitting there because he is sitting on me. apparently we are on the front of the times, we are on aol.com, we are on the washington redskins web page. we are everywhere. family and friends from all over the country were texting
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us and facebooking us all night last night. i mean, we couldn't get off the phone. >> are you season ticketholders. this is the one lucky shot and he was in your arms. >> no, these are our seats, our season seats. my husband got them last year. we enjoyed them so much that he got them for a few more. >> this makes the investment more worthwhile. >> it was fantastic. >> did he saying anything that that moment. >> he didn't. he sat out there and hung out for a minute. it was fantastic. >> what do you do for an encore next week. >> right. phyllis jones, we appreciate your time. enjoy the moment. that is a moment that has been encapsulated and one that redskins fans won't forget, the first ever leap by rg3.
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one of those things where it's spontaneous. phyllis and the rest of the crowd didn't want to let him go. >> he seemed comfortable there. >> we know the cowboys and eagles lost. redskins go up to new york to take on the giants. they are one game out of first place. it's six games in but we are moving down the season and you can talk about those things. baseball on fox, funny story -- not funny but ironic. san francisco was on the tarmac friday night in the ninth inning set to travel to washington, d.c. when we know what happened. instead, they are hosting the first two games in san francisco. never got off the plane. is that unbelievable that they were ready to leave more d.c. when they saw what was happening and said i guess we
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don't have to go anywhere. cardinals go out to san francisco. game 2 tonight on fox ironically again. the cardinals had a 6-0 lead and almost blew it but they did hold on for the 6-4 win. there was action outside of the lines in the nfl this weekend. this is the nfl network report. watch what happens during a live broadcast. >> i don't want to see it. >> incoming. he never misses a beat. it hit the mic flag and he just went right on. i heard the whole report. i have had something like this happen to me. ironically with the nats this year, i had adam and right in the middle of the live interview, ryan zimmerman and the boys decide to parade through and around us. >> remember that. >> these guys do this sort of thing. that was not by design but i
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thought he handled himself like a pro. never missed a beat and kept on going with the conversation. >> i love it. >> and laugh. had a little smile. he said no big deal. brushed it off and kept on going. >> glad he wasn't hurt. that is good. >> as long as they don't get injured it's fun. >> thanks, dave. >> yeah. a big deal could help sprint compete with its rivals. we have details coming up. >> what would you like to see at the smithsonian. how to get your idea heard next. first time to check in with holly. >> reporter: speaking of the smithsonian, we are live at the zoo where the buzz is about the new american trail. we are on it this morning hanging out with a few sea lions. pamela howze: it just seems like such an...
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infringement on n our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising.
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word today that a major a major merger. one carrier is a japanese cell phone company announced plans to buy sprint for $20.1 billion. the deal needs a green light from sprint shareholders and u.s. regulators. the company behind the latest peanut butter recall is adding more products to the list. sunland incorporated added raw and roasted shelled and in shell peanuts to the list. the fda found salmonella in raw peans at the manufacturing plant. do you have ideas on how to improve the smithsonian institution or things you would like to see if the future? a public forum this afternoon will discuss how the museum can stay relevant in the 21st century. the largest museum will host
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the discussion and take questions or comments from the public, in person and online. all right. from land to water, up next, move over james bond. the amphibious vehicle that could et overpopulation. you can help reduce the numbers. coming up, pets looking for a good home. >> and there they are. get ready to indulge. george town cupcake is here with sweet treats. et treats.
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it's ready for the water. it can hit speeds of 45 miles per hour on land and in the water. it's expected to sell for around $40,000. >> that is something like out of ding, ding, ding -- do we need to share a chair? we can share. >> you get some of that, too. >> thank you. >> what you don't see is tucker is supposed to be sitting at the desk but the share is not available. >> nice and warm for you. >> yes, very nice. >> not awkward at all. >> we can do this. here is the radar. looking at showers moving in from the west. thank you, allison. we are good to go. showers off to the west and here comes the cold front. that will increase the showers around here. inside the beltway, not much. just south and east a light sprinkle. i don't know if it will touch
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the ground. you may be shared the rain for the short term. later today we have a chance that most of us will see something. we have to be ready for the possibility of scattered showers out there, all associated with the cold front. as the cold front comes through during the course of the day, it will keep a lot of clouds around here. relatively mild temperatures for this time of year. it won't be terrible. highs in the low 70s. currently at reagan national, not bad to start your day, 69. we are 70 in annapolis. temperatures are comfortable. high temperatures in the low 70s and then we will see the cooler and somewhat drier air in here later tonight. futurecast, a couple of showers. much of the area getting shower activity. could be a thunderstorm, too. best chance south and east of the city. then look at that, by 7:00 we may see a sunset here as we start to get clearing as the dry air works in overnight. hang in there, one day with shower activity, cloud cover and back into the sunshine by
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tomorrow. 72 the daytime high. winds out of the south 10 to 15. mostly cloudy skies. scattered shower or a storm in the forecast here. >> and there is the five-day as we get into the next couple of days, plenty of sunshine tuesday, wednesday and thursday with highs in the low 70s. could be showers back in the forecast by friday. all right. that's a look at weather. now over to allison and a cute dog. >> really sweet dog. thanks so much. it's their mission to find homes for cats and dogs in our area for the fox 5 pet project city dog rescue director. dave liebman explains. good morning. >> hi, how are you? >> i'm doing well. thank you. can you tell us about city dogs? >> sure. first off i will tell you about pet overpopulation. we are talking about animal shelters basically 8 million pets are brought to the animal
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shelters per year. about four million make it to homes. the other four million are killed. so groups like citigroup rescue, people volunteer to bring foster dogs in their homes and we keep the dogs until new homes are found. >> all right. now, city dogs, is there a meaning behind that title? >> well, we are in the dupont circle neighborhood so, we are in the city. >> gotcha. >> it was started at the city dogs day care. we board some of the dogs there and some stay in foster homes until they are adopted. >> thank you for the good work you do. we are showing a picture -- live shot i should say of truman going nap pi time. >> we got truman about a week or so ago. >> he opened his eyes like talking about me. >> he is a senior. he is about 10 years old, a
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hound great dane mix. basically not wanted by his family. we don't know the story. they brought him to the shelter. they didn't want him any more. we found him and we are taking care of him until he finds a new home. >> with the senior pups, there are health things that come along with ownership. as far as you know, can you isolate anything that a new owner may have to look out for as far as health or temperment issues. >> usually rescue has information about the dog, basic health screening is done ahead of time. you will find out if they have lyme disease, heart worm. they are common in shelter animals but easily treatable. >> we know senior dogs -- i'm a dog owner. i don't know about cats. i have to assume the same thing. sweet, wonderful, easy going for the most part and can add a lot of love in your home.
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>> yeah, you don't have to worry about the puppy years chewing furniture. you brought picture we want to get them on. we have susie, harry and cocoa. is this susie. >> susie. >> these are all adoptable animals, right? >> she is a young medium sized black lab 1 to 2 years old. very shy but she is coming out of her shell. very sweet dog. >> cute. >> here is terry. >> very stately. >> she is a hound mix about three or four years old, the counterpart to truman or am i presuming too much. >> unrelated. >> and last but not least cocoa. >> she is a very sweet small chocolate lab. she just met a family this weekend. we hope it will be her new home.
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>> you have an event dog- toberfest. >> yes. >> tell us about it. >> it will be at the beer garden house. they are donating the beer for draft beers. it's $25 to get in and all the money goes to the dogs and you can have a good time for a couple of hours and support a good cause. >> i love it. before we let you go, more about the pet overpopulation, what is the main thing that you want to get out, the message to people watching? >> well, each year, probably about 15 million dogs and cats are brought into new homes. mostly they are got from having puppies and purchased in stores and breeders. if everyone brought home a rescue pet we wouldn't have animals put down in shelters. as bob barker says get your
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pets spayed and neutered. >> i am sad that i don't get to play with truman because he is so far away and he is peaceful. dave is the director of city dogs rescue d.c. okay. take a look at this. mr. kten and mr. whiskers are pets of the day. they are both rescues. they are about a year old now and the owner says they are best friends. upload your pictures to myfoxdc.com and we may choose him or her as the pet of the day. tony, before i sent it back to you, we need more cuteness on the show so i want to introduce to you the newest member of the fox 5 team. annie who is usually sitting in this time of day for the pets is a proud new mama. the family is doing well and
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the everybody is doing fine. we can't wait to meet the little one. congratulations to all of you. we miss you, annie. over to you. >> she is adorable. what a great picture, too. congratulations to them. all right, ben afflect's hit argo earned 4 1/2 stars from our movie reviewer. was that enough to take the top spot at the box office and newly divorced michaele salahi is engaged to her boyfriend who is a member of the band journey. [ male announcer ] president obama says he's creating jobs,
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but he's really creating debt. the facts are clear. obama's four deficits are the four largest in us history. he's adding almost as much debt as all 43 previous presidents -- combined. and over 30 cents of every dollar obama spends is borrowed. much of it from countries like china. he's not just wasting money, he's borrowing it and then wasting it. we can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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>> go. >> what about you. >> i'll be fine. >> taken 2 is tops at the weekend box office for the second straight week.
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the action thriller raked in $22.5 million. argo took a close second with just over $20 million. rounding out the top 5, sinister, hotel transsylvania and here comes the boom which allison says is really good. >> really good. could this be the last we hear of michaele salahi? no. if she gets married we will mention that. >> tmz reports she got engaged over the weekend. her rocker boyfriend proposed by calling her up on stage during a benefit concert. she became infamous afternoon her and her former husband attended a white house state dinner without the invitation. they divorced earlier this year. and thanks to conservation efforts and international laws, some sea lion populations are making a come back. >> coming up after the break, holly is showing us what is new at the zoo including the new american trail. trail.  are you ready ?
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under the president's policies, middle income americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. middle-income americans have seen their income come down by $4,300. this is a tax in and of itself. i'll call it the economy tax. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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step off the beaten path and on to the american trail. the latest exhibit at the national zoo features the north american species. >> including river otter, ravens, gray wolves and california sea lions. holly joins us with more. >> reporter: we are being entertained by the sea lions as we speak. they are too much fun. good morning. >> good morning to you. >> congratulations on the new
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american trail. it's beautiful. >> we are excited bit. >> reporter: absolutely. as you should be. let's talk about the sea lions. do they like the new home? >> they seem to like it. they do great demonstrations for the people, the visitors. >> reporter: what is special about the new home? >> we have a lot of changes that we made to the space to make it better for them. we have a wave none give them a more ocean experience. >> reporter: stop it. they have a wave experience? >> they do. >> we shaded the bottom of the pool so it's more ocean like. we will convert to sea water so it's better for them and to plaque it a more typical ocean experience. >> reporter: right. so they feel like they are in the wild. let's talk about the life of a sea lion. i read they can swim up to 25 miles per hour under water. >> they are fast. they use the big front flippers to pull themselves through the water. they can run quick on land. they are adapted to water and land. >> reporter: how long can they be out of the water? >> they can stay out of the
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water for a long time. they don't need to be in the water like dolphins and whales. they do spend a lot of the time in the water, they feel safest and their food comes from. >> reporter: they are social? >> they are. they spend a lot of time in large groups. >> reporter: the females are social? >> yeah. >> they finish with the breeding process and go off on their own. >> reporter: so typical. we are watching them work with them. we want to emphasize that they are not doing tricks. they are working on behaviors. explain what we are watching. >> husbandry behaviors. things that we ask them to do to participate voluntarily in their care. ultrasound positions, radio graphs so when the vets work with them, it's calm and not stressful. we spend time on that and things to give them mental
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stimulation and keep their brains working. they are intelligent. we want to keep them engaged. it's like reading a good book. we want the sea lions to have that relationship. >> at one time they were endangered. because of conservation efforts, we are okay? >> yeah. sea lions and marine animals were endangered but they have rebounded quit well on the pacific coast and are doing well. a great success story. >> reporter: we will continue to look at the sea lions because they are just made for tv as we can see this morning. but they are not the only animals on the american trail. we have video from the other animals. let's talk about what you will see. >> as you move off the trail, you will see classic north american species, gray wolves, north american eagle, beavers and otters and the new species is common ravens that we are excited about. >> people are excited about it.
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>> reporter: what has been the reaction to the new american trail? >> nothing but positive feedback. a great visitor experience and a great opportunity to get up and close to our native species, animals from around north america that people are familiar with that maybe haven't had a chance to get to know. they come up and say hello to everyone. people love seeing a bald eagle, the national symbol. >> reporter: you a inspiring when you see -- awe-inspiring when you see that. you made it a great experience for the visitors. >> the natural experience where you feel like you are in the pacific northwest or in the forest, you are enclosed in the space. we have changed the pathways so it's easier to get around. there is a food stand to have lunch. a tide pool to get your feet wet and parents can take a
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break. we have done a lot to encourage people to stay and learn and have a good time. >> we had a good time this morning. they seem to have their own personalities. >> to us they are totally individual. summer out in the pool, she is the rock star. she learns quickly and do a lot of great behaviors. she has a lot to learn. she is feisty, a handful as a lot of parents can relate to. at one years old she is sometime growing. they have their own personalities as do all the animals on the american trail. >> thank you so much for getting them up for us this morning. we say the morning is a great time to go to the zoo because they are nice and active. thank you to our ladies out there doing the behaviors. thank you very much. come and see the new american trail. it's spectacular, the experience and the animals, my foxx doc is the web site -- myfoxdc is the web site. >> holly, thank you very much. i love the sea lions and i love
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cupcakes. from a bakery in d.c. to stores in new york and a hit television show, our next guests aren't shy with their sweet tooth. the cupcake queens are out with a book with their favorite recipes. they join us now live in studio with ideas for halloween. thank you for coming in. >> thank you for having us. >> you have been on the show before but i think the first time in studio glad to have you here. before we get to the cupcakes, katherine, step over this way. you seem to be hiding. can we have a profile. either you are eating a lot of cupcakes -- you made an announcement on your show. >> on the last episode last tuesday i surprised my mother with the big news that i'm having a baby. we spelled out you are going to
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be a grandma. >> how far along. >> six months. >> first child. >> my first child. we don't know the gender yet. we will do a gender reveal cupcake where you stuff it with blue or pink butter cream. >> great idea. >> the book is full of great ideas. you will do something for us now called spooky spider halloween cupcakes. >> we have these for halloween. it's super fun and easy to do. the recipe is in our books. what we will do, you will add your favorite halloween candy to the batter. we have m and ms, snicker barkann di bars. we will frost with orange butter cream. if you love the butter cream -- do you want to try. >> you will start with the cupcake, around in a circle and
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end with a burst of pressure. >> it tastes the same. >> still tastes delicious. for halloween, a nice spooky decoration -- >> this is warm. >> if you don't have one at home, put it in a cloth bag with a tip. start at the top of the cupcake and squeeze a line going down and then across. now, again -- cut it diagonally like so then connect all the lines together on the outside then make an inner web just like that. it's a fun way to decorate your cupcake for halloween and it's delicious. easy to do at home.
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>> did you do inner out. >> outer first. >> perfect. >> then if you don't want to use fudge you can use a chocolate ganache or any other topping. >> we take paper punches at michaels or a craft store -- >> slide it through and punch it out. >> let me ask you a question. allison and i were surprised when we got the book, you got the recipes in here. aren't you concerned? >> no, we grew up bake wearing our grandmother. it was something that bonded us together. we wanted to share that experience with everyone out there. we think there is no better way to bake than at home with your family. baking is not rocket science. flour, sugar, butter and eggs and that experience of a family baking together, holidays, kids, that's what inspired us.
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>> this is about celebrations, halloween, thanksgiving, christmas to baby showers, weddings, birthday. >> i like the baby shower. the book is brand-new. you will do a book signing tonight as a matter of fact. we have the information at barnes and noble downtown on 12th street tonight 7:00 p.m., both sophie and katherine will be here . tell me about these cupcakes. >> we have fun election cupcakes. democrat and republican and we are keeping a georgetown cupcake poll at our bakery. starting tomorrow there will be a scrawler who is leading. democrats are winning by a 6 point margin. we are shipping them across the country so we are keeping track of which party has a bigger sweet tooth. >> on the web site you are keeping track. >> looks like the flavors are the same for either party. >> totally bipartisan bakery.
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>> you pick the party that you support. this will be an accurate take on how the election will go. >> we are excited to see how it turns out. >> thank you for the cupcakes. sorry mine was nowhere nearly as pretty as yours. go out and meet the ladies tonight at barnes and noble on 12th street. the whole crew would like to come up and eat some. >> absolutely. >> stay with us. we will be right back. investments, personally, about paid 14% in federal taxes, is that fair to the guy higher rate than you did? romney: "yeah, encourage economic growth." us. is that the way to grow america? this message.
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showers moving through. scattered showers. bring along an umbrella. it will rain later in the day. then later clearing. cooler tonight. 63. check out the rest of the seven day, tuesday, wednesday and thursday bright sunshine. perfect cupcake eating weather. >> is there ever a bad day to
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eat a cupcake. >> georgetown cupcakes are here. apparently the entire staff has come out for cupcakes. even dave ross is here. >> even laura evans is here. >> laura, come on in. >> i love these girls. >> and we want to say -- i said it earlier, congratulations on your success. you are doing something that you love to do. you are so successful with it. >> keep making cupcakes and do what you love. >> making people happy. >> will you do rg3 cupcakes. >> oh. >> today at barnes and noble, 55512th street. the ladies wi

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